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Banana Bread Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
tsp. baking soda
tsp. salt
tsp. ground cinnamon
⅛ c. Crisco shortening
c. sugar
2 eggs
3-4 ripe bananas, mashed

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour a loaf pan.

Stir together dry ingredients in a bowl.

In a mixing bowl, beat together Crisco and sugar. Add eggs. Gradually add in dry ingredients. Stir in mashed bananas. Add any additional mix-ins.

Pour mixture into loaf pan and bake for 45 min. or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Makes 6-8 servings.
Mix-ins could include: 1/2 cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts), 1/2 cup craisins, raisins or apricots.

 

 

 

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